Secret Saints and Care Bear Pie

Wow! I cannot believe that it’s already December! It seems like just yesterday that it was my birthday (August), or the beginning of summer. It even seems weird that it’s already a year since last Christmas. And, of course, with the arrival of December comes what people still insist on calling the “holiday season.” Although I am seeing less and less evidence of “holiday spirit.” I work in retail, right? So I see greed pretty much every day. People coming and spending anywhere from $100 to $1,000 on things that they definitely do not need. They come in and say “Oh man, I really need to change the decor in my house!” Then they proceed to drop more money that I’ve ever seen at one time on frivolous and unnecessary things that they’ll probably just change out next year anyway. And don’t even get me started on Black Friday!
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…Life Together

I was going to write about how amazing my housemates are, about how “life together” with them is such a blessing and such a great example of what, i believe, God has always intended for us, as human beings, to experience.  I was going to write something witty and clever, something feel-good and heart-warming… but all i can think about is the video i just got done watching.  It was about Liberia.  Continue reading